A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km SSW of Tual, Indonesia (70 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 132.3985 East, latitude -6.6189 South, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us10008fb4. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008fb4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:26:01 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/04/17 / 2017-04-06 23:26:01 / April 6, 2017 @ 11:26 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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